311.153 Seminar for PhD Students
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, SE, 3.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • carry out systematic literature search and analysis relevant for their dissertation subject in scientific databases
  • independently process, present and document their dissertation subject

Subject of course

The course takes place once in the winter semester and once in the summer semester and serves to support ongoing dissertations. Please register for both courses.

Development of competences required  for processing scientific problems.

Teaching methods

Students work independently on their dissertation:

  • structure of the work
  • problem formulation
  • research methods
  • registration of the dissertation
  • current state of research and development
  • own theoretical and practical results
  • continuous workshops and institute conferences

Presentation and discussion of dissertation subjects, interim presentations performed by students, discussion of solution approaches presented by students.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Fri13:00 - 15:0026.04.2024Seminarraum BA 08B - MB Dissertantenseminar
Fri12:00 - 14:0007.06.2024Seminarraum BA 08B - MB Dissertantenseminar
Fri12:00 - 14:0021.06.2024Seminarraum BA 08B - MB Dissertantenseminar
Fri12:00 - 14:0019.07.2024Seminarraum BA 08B - MB Dissertantenseminar

Examination modalities

The final assessment takes place with the submission of the dissertation by the students.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.11.2023 00:00 30.04.2024 00:00 30.04.2024 00:00


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